With partly paid shares, investors get an opportunity to buy a company’s stock at a lower price. But they need to pay the remaining instalments when due or if they exit before the due date. Once all the instalments are paid on these shares, they are converted into fully paid shares and traded at the same price.
As per Section 63(2) (e) of Companies Act, 2013 it cannot issue bonus shares although, company can issue bonus shares in the form of converting partly paid to fully paid.
a) Partly-paid up Securities may now be issued
Accordingly company may issue shares on preferential basis as partly paid up at the time of allotment.
Most companies are formed using the model articles for private companies limited by shares. These articles provide that, except for shares issued during the company formation process, all new shares must be fully paid up when they are issued.
Partly paid shares are issued by a company when the shareholder who holds those shares has not paid the full issue price of those shares. … The company may then issue partly paid shares with a payment schedule that sets out the remaining amounts the shareholder must pay.
When bonus is applied for converting partly paid shares into fully paid shares, it is called Partly Paid-up Bonus Shares. … *Capital reserve not realised in cash cannot be utilised for issuing bonus shares e.g. capital reserve created by revaluation of fixed assets.
What is Section 62 of Companies Act 2013?
“The notice referred to in sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) shall be dispatched through registered post or speed post or through electronic mode or courier or any other mode having proof of delivery to all the existing shareholders at least three days before the opening of the issue.”
The Share Certificate is the evidence of Shareholder ownership of the Share. In case of loss or misplacement of Share Certificate, to avoid any financial loss to the Company and Shareholders, the Issue of Duplicate Share Certificate should be done.
Yes, a company can make public issue of equity shares if partly paid shares are not fully paid as equity shares are that part of share capital of company which is not been included in the preference shares.
What will happen if you don’t make the call payment? Suppose you fail to pay the call money. In that case, the partly paid shares may be forfeited, i.e. the current partly paid shares you hold will be worthless and will not trade on exchanges as the company will allot new partly-paid shares under different ISIN.